Candlewood Arts Festival

Sculptures and gallery exhibition on view now through April 14

Join us for an inspiring day of art and community at the Candlewood Arts Festival in Borrego Springs, California, on March 23rd! This year’s festival features a diverse lineup of talented artists and educators, including Karla DiazJake FrelichPearl C. HsiungDebra Scacco, and nearly 40 artists from Borrego Springs High School. The event will showcase a range of activities, from painting workshops and artist talks to a performance that weaves together the stories of Borrego Springs’ residents with the area’s unique desert landscape.

The festival kicks off with Karla Diaz’s participatory performance, “Borrego Unity Run,” offering a guided tour through the local histories of labor and community. Debra Scacco will engage visitors with discussions about her sculpture, inspired by the region’s water stories, while Pearl C. Hsiung leads a drop-in painting workshop using natural materials. The day will also feature an artists’ panel discussion, providing insights into their creative processes, and concludes with an opening reception at The Candlewood Gallery, showcasing works by both student and professional artists.

Don’t miss this vibrant celebration of art, education, and community in the stunning setting of Borrego Springs!

2024 Event Map

Download 2024 Event Schedule and Map

Thank you to everyone who joined us March 26-27, 2022

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